Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
artform and that's protected by the first amendment. >>> mlb is threatening to suspend alex rodriquez for wife. he's fighting the ban. sources close to the situation say alex rodriquez is negotiating a deal with the league that would get him in a lengthy suspension instead of a lifetime ban. he's one of 14 players expected to be disciplined in baseball's latest drug scandal. >>> just about 7:20. along the bay area coast, people are waking up to fog, some patchy low clouds. there are those patchy low clouds. a little chilly out there, too. >>> steve paulson is coming back. he will tell you if sunshine will be coming on the beaches today. >>> talking about why a steep bar tab and why a bartender is facing a stiff fine for what was powrn into drinks. >>> and you can see traffic is moving along relativelywell. we'll tell you -- relatively well. we'll tell you more about the morning commute -- straight ahead. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower chol
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
after mlb suspended him for 211 games for violating its drug policy. he's being allowed to play while he appeals his suspension. a-rod says he's hoping to put the scandal behind him. >> from this moment on, i want to focus on baseball. every game is important to us. a-rod is one of 13 players suspended for using performance- enhancing drugs. among the 13 players are three other all-starses. nelson -- all-stars, nelson cruz, everth cabrera and jhonny peralta. gio gonzalez was cleared by major league baseball. he denied involvement with performance-enhancing drugs since the scandal broke this year. we have posted the complete list of the players suspended on our website. >>> bay area sports fans have a lot to say about the drug scandal. there's no current giant or as player. the fans at at&t park were sure talking about it last night. >> rush to judgment and to ruin a person's life and their career, i really believe that they have ruined -- somebody got angry and they ruined barry bonds' career. >> got rich off this and i think a-rod has been doing it since he was in high school.
Aug 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
we've been told that mlb has dealt with these players, their agents and the players association. that's allowed them to get them to agree -- to get to how much they were involved. alex rodriquez along with ryan vaughn. he was the mvp last year. those are the two biggest nails. vaughn agreed to the suspension a few weeks ago. the latest report is this -- it was first gonna be at noon eastern. 9:00 local time. we're being told it may be pushed to 3:00 eastern. we'll hear what they will do. we've been told they will ban alex rodriquez for the rest of this year and all of next year. roughly 214 games. that's $34 of his salary. he will appeal that ban. when that happens, it will take about 20 days or so before it goes in front of an arbitrator and the final decision will be made. he could be banned from baseball and play, 15, 16, 20 games in the middle of a pennant race. he may be allowed to play as he's banned at the same time. it's very interesting to see how it will play out. for bay area fans a couple of other names bartolo colin is expected to be mentioned. he's also yesterday, there we